Chestnuts roasting by an open source distro: options for making bootable ISOs
There has been some buzz about a Kickstarter project called Isostick, an expensive option for those who want to boot from multiple ISOs without lugging around a bunch of DVDs. There are, however, ways that already exist, some of which are “DIY.” Here are a few options:
USB multiboot ISO options
Boot from a USB drive. Caveat: does not work if you want to troubleshoot older machines that cannot boot from USB.
Dump ISOs onto a hard drive, put the hard drive in this hardware interface, and you’re ready to go. The device and its softare does all the legwork in persuading your computer to recognize the ISOs as bootable.
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